H.R. 5353 (107th): Military Physician Equity Act of 2002

Introduced:
Sep 09, 2002 (107th Congress, 2001–2002)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Constance Morella
Representative for Maryland's 8th congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Sep 09, 2002
Length
6 pages
 
Status

This bill was introduced on September 9, 2002, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Sep 09, 2002
Referred to Committee Sep 09, 2002
 
Full Title

To amend title 10, United States Code, to require that additional special pay received by medical, dental, or veterinary officers of the uniformed services be treated as part of basic pay for retirement purposes.

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Cosponsors
5 cosponsors (3R, 2D) (show)
Committees

House Armed Services

Military Personnel

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9/9/2002--Introduced.
Military Physician Equity Act of 2002 - Provides that the military personnel retired or retainer pay base shall include specified percentages of any additional or special pay received as a medical, dental, and veterinary officer for an officer who has completed at least 15 years of military service before retirement.
Makes the percentage of additional pay so realized 0 percent if the officer performed less than two years as a medical, dental, or veterinary officer before receiving such pay, with a gradual increase to 100 percent for officers who performed at least eight years in such a specialty before receiving such pay.
Provides a special rule for officers receiving such additional pay after first becoming members after September 7, 1980.States that any such additional pay so recognized shall be retirement-creditable for purposes of the determination of disability retired pay as well as survivor annuities.

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